International Water Association

Time for change on intermittent water supply

 Bambos Charalambous, chair of the IWA Specialist Group on Intermittent Water Supply, highlights the need for action on non-continuous supplies, reflecting the “leave no...
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The need for a ‘Next Path’ on water

Professor David Sedlak shared his views on the opportunities ahead for a new approach to water in his keynote presentation to the recent IWA...

Pioneering the path to non-sewered sanitation

With IWA’s first conference on non-sewered sanitation taking place later this year, Jay Bhagwan, chair of the Specialist Group on this topic, highlights the...

COVID-19 – reviewing the impacts on water use

Lledó Castellet of the IWA Statistics and Economics Specialist Group provides an assessment of how COVID-19 impacted the water sector. Two years ago, the world...

Coastal reservoirs: an untapped resource?

Coastal reservoirs have the potential to harness water for coastal communities that would otherwise flow to the sea. Shu-Qing Yang and Muttucumaru Sivakumar describe...

Moving from the shadows – Putting leakage management centre stage in utility operations

Leakage is a global problem that risks water security, sustainable supplies and good-quality services. Bill Kingdom outlines the measures that utilities can take to...

On the agenda at the SIWW Water Convention 2024

The Water Convention, co-organised by PUB and IWA, will be at the heart of Singapore International Water Week 2024, running 18-22 June. The Source...

Time to embrace your inner water steward?

Water professionals struggling with the day-to-day realities of their work can regain their spark by embracing water stewardship, writes Pernille Ingildsen, author of a...

Sanitation: act now on women’s needs

Madhu Krishna, Deputy Director of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and lead on the Foundation’s water, sanitation and hygiene initiative in India, highlights...

Looking ahead to the Singapore Water Convention 2022

The Water Convention, co-organised by PUB and IWA, will be at the heart of Singapore International Water Week 2022, running 17-21 April 2022. The...

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Engineering solutions that put society front and centre

Winner of IWA’s Water and Development Award for Research, Dr Veena Srinivasan explains why it is critical to consider social needs and impacts when...

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UNU report warns on tipping points if environmental risks not addressed

A new report released by the United Nations University (UNU) has found that drastic changes to fundamental socioecological systems are likely if environmental risks...